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Public Broadcasting Associates

Overview
Works: 107 works in 354 publications in 1 language and 6,982 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Case studies  Observations  Interviews  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: F3429, 973.1
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Most widely held works by Public Broadcasting Associates
Myths and the moundbuilders ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film explores the theories about the origins of the earthworks created by the Hopewell (300 B.C.-300 A.D.) and Mississippian (ca. 1200 A.D.) cultures
The Incas ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the work of three archaeologists currently excavating in Peru for clues to the Inca way of life. Details the history, culture, and technological achievements of the Incan empire
Maya lord of the jungle by John Angier ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visits ancient sites on the Yucatan Peninsula where new findings are forcing a reappraisal of the past of the Mayans. Researchers display and interpret their findings, setting aside the errors of the past, and quietly working a revolution in pre-Columbian archaeology
N!ai the story of a!Kung woman by John Marshall ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of footage of the !Kung people of Namibia from 1951 through 1978. Focuses on the changes in the life of these people as seen through the reflections of one woman, N!ai
Seeking the first Americans by Graham Chedd ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the theories of archaeologists who are searching for clues to the identity of the first people to reach North America between 11,000 and 50,000 years ago
The Chaco legacy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines archaeological theories about the rise and fall of Chacoan culture, which had a high level of technical development and flourished over 900 years ago in the area of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. Shows their extensive water control system, the large network of roads they constructed and several mammoth structures they built. Includes a history of the different excavation projects
Dadi's family by Michael Camerini ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrait of a farming family in India which focuses on Dadi, the grandmother, who manages a large household of sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren and tries to hold the extended family together despite external and internal changes. Looks at the role and lives of women, who become members of their husband's family upon marriage
Margaret Mead, taking note by Ann Peck ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biographical account of the career of anthropologist Margaret Mead. Traces the influences of her work and summarizes her contributions to anthropological theory and method
The Three worlds of Bali ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the Indonesian island of Bali, the arts influence almost every aspect of daily life. The Balinese make artistic offerings of music, dance, poetry, and even food in order to maintain the delicate balance between the world they live in, the world of the gods, and the world of the demons
Little injustices Laura Nader looks at the law by Terry Kay Rockefeller ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthropologist Laura Nader compares the resolution of everyday complaints in law in a small Mexican village and the United States. Studies are based on a 10 year study of 5,000 consumer complaints. In the United States, consumers with defective products face conflicting claims, slow and costly legal action, ineffective public agencies, and unresponsive corporations
The Ring of truth by Philip Morrison ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philip Morrison takes viewers on a personal journey of the inner workings of science, inviting them to ask questions about the everyday experiences that lie behind scientific results
Journey to the occupied lands ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Producer-correspondent Michael Ambrosino examines the Israeli-occupied territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip through a personal journey that explores the bitter and complex issues of land ownership, the scope and future of the Israeli settlements, the harsh realities of Israeli military justice, and daily life under Israeli occupation
On the cowboy trail ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows Ray Holmes, one of the last true cowboys, who still rides herd in the cattle country of southeastern Montana, and looks at how new farming techniques and strip-mining threaten time-honored traditions of ranching and the land itself
Other people's garbage ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reviews the findings of archaeologists working at three sites in the United States and explains what their findings reveal about day-to-day life in America's recent past
The ancient mariners ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstructs, through the work of marine archaeologists in the Aegean, ships of antiquity, featuring details of their design and fabrication. Shows that ancient ships are treasure troves of information, including the documentation of trade routes, products, and even social conditions
Franz Boas 1852-1942 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profile of the German physicist who was responsible for shaping the course of American anthropology, by bringing discipline and order to a field that had previously dealt in subjective "race classification." Includes reflections and anecdotes by scholars and students, excerpts from journals and letters, and archival photographs. Discusses the Kwakiutl Indians, the principal subjects of Boas' field work
Franz Boas, 1858-1942 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profile of the German physicist who was responsible for shaping the course of American anthropology, by bringing discipline and order to a field that had previously dealt in subjective "race classification." Includes reflections and anecdotes by scholars and students, excerpts from journals and letters, and archival photographs. Discusses the Kwakiutl Indians, the principal subjects of Boas' field work
The American Indian collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This remarkable PBS series illuminates the true heritage of America's native peoples
The ring of truth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "Mapping", a Ryder rental van is turned into a mobile star-sighting observatory on a long voyage through Nebraska and Kansas as Morrison re-measures the earth
The ring of truth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Looking" examines the way we see and the influence it has on the way we understand. Morrison shows how instruments have been central to the development of scientific theories through the ages, from Galileo to the modern era of quantum mechanics and astrophysics
 
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English (222)